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Very quiet too. Its a huge card, but will fit nicely in you HAF.

I pull-tied the power cords to my HD frame to help with the weight.

There have been reviews of 1000/1500 being hit on stock voltage of 1174. I cannot duplicate those results.
The cards sent out for reviews are always exceptional bins, so they get good reviews
 
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The cards sent out for reviews are always exceptional bins, so they get good reviews
I know but when these cards have a three position bios switch, two of which are usable now with the third set aside for 'future use', you would think that the 1000/1500 would be attainable on every card shipped.

( the Bios switch, the stock position is stock, the middle position unlock all voltage control and the third is empty. If the third slot is activated the card will not post.)

Afterburner and CC unlocked, center position,



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Do they still sell unlockables 6950s by any chance? Would be nice, seeing as I'm getting a 950 nonetheless and would like 11% better performance.
they still sell them just look for the reference designed cooler. I purchased 2 last week.
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OPs link is in stock, confusingly long thread.

But yeah most any of the ref design 6950s unlock, I picked up one a couple weeks ago, hurrah.
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I wouldn't buy a non ref 6970/50 less it was an MSi or ASUS so you have voltage control.
... I have voltage control all day long through sapphire trixx on my reference sapphire... and can do it with revision as well..


edit: appreciate the reply as I agree as i did order the MSI... i just wanted to let you know MSI asus arent the only ones to have voltage control :Cheers:
    
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+1 rep to everyone that replied in this thread except the 6950 reply.. ROFL i dont know what he was thinking ROFL apprecaite it guys as I eagerly waiting for them and cant wait to write a review
    
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+1 rep to everyone that replied in this thread except the 6950 reply.. ROFL i dont know what he was thinking ROFL apprecaite it guys as I eagerly waiting for them and cant wait to write a review
You can unlock them into 6970s, so it's a much better price/performance. His post wasn't really out of place at all.
    
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+1 rep to everyone that replied in this thread except the 6950 reply.. ROFL i dont know what he was thinking ROFL apprecaite it guys as I eagerly waiting for them and cant wait to write a review
congrats! let us know how it performs.

Also dont forget if you ever need more cooling you can always come to the darkside *water*
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+1 rep to everyone that replied in this thread except the 6950 reply.. ROFL i dont know what he was thinking ROFL apprecaite it guys as I eagerly waiting for them and cant wait to write a review
You should enjoy your card, I know I am

Edit: to answer your question from before, yes 60c is the highest I have seen so far.
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... I have voltage control all day long through sapphire trixx on my reference sapphire... and can do it with revision as well..


edit: appreciate the reply as I agree as i did order the MSI... i just wanted to let you know MSI asus arent the only ones to have voltage control :Cheers:
I said NON REF.



Generally it's only ASUS and MSi NON REF cards that have voltage control and you need to buy a reference card from anyone else for it.
 
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